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Pennsylvania Railroad, "Eight-track" Bascule Bridge, Spanning Sanitary & Ship Canal, west of Western Avenue, Chicago, Cook County, IL

Pennsylvania Railroad, "Eight-track" Bascule Bridge, Spanning Sanitary & Ship Canal, west of Western Avenue, Chicago, Cook County, IL

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Summary

Significance: The design and history of these four parallel, double-track, double-leaf bridges is the most unusual of the bridges built in the Heritage Corridor.
Survey number: HAER IL-99
Building/structure dates: 1901 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1910 Subsequent Work

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Contributors

Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Scherzer Rolling Lift Bridge Company
Chicago Bridge & Iron Works
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Source

Library of Congress
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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